Upcoming Events at the Bridgehouse Museum




"Can You Imagine?" Summer Cruise

Wednesday, June 27th from 6-8pm

Thirty nine year ago when Friends of the Chicago River was formed, many could not imagine the miraculous transformation that would occur to our Chicago River. This year we celebrate those achievements that could not be imagined, and look forward to what is yet to come. 

Along with exciting pop-up entertainment, delicious appetizers, and an open bar, we will have fabulous raffle prizes and river-related speakers. As many become aware of the need to ditch single-use plastics, we are happy to also announce that our cruise will be nearly waste-free with compost-friendly plates, cups, napkins, and cutlery. Composting services are provided by Collective Resource, Inc.

Friends' Summer Cruise is generously sponsored by Presenting Sponsors PepsiCo, the Wendella Sightseeing Company, and CIBC and benefits Friends' McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum. Other sponsors include Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, Booth Hansen, Entertainment Cruises, Linn-Mathes Inc, McHugh Construction, The Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Weaver Consultants, The Wrigley Building / Zeller Realty Group, Thornton Tomasetti, MillerCoors, Inspired Catering & Events, Seoul Taco, Terlato Wine, Proarc, and Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. 

Tickets may be purchased here. If you are interested in learning more about cruise sponsorship opportunities and the associated benefits contact Josh Coles, jcoles@chicagoriver.org.

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